Doncaster man charged in connection with sheep attack

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the attack and injury of sheep in Doncaster.

Daniel Lakin, of Beresford Road, Rotherham, appeared before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Friday, January 16 and pleaded guilty to criminal damage, animal cruelty and an offence of having a dog dangerously out of control.

Police were called at around 2pm on Friday, August 15, 2014 to a farm in Limekiln Lane, Stainton, following reports from a farmer there that his sheep had been injured.

Two sheep, belonging to a 57-year-old man, were found to have bite injuries, which are believed to have been caused by another animal.

One of the sheep had to be put down as a result of its injuries.